Paper Presentation: Kristin George Bagdanov

Kristin George Bagdanov presented her paper “Barry Lopez’s Ethic of Desire: Learning to Love the Wasteland” last weekend at University of Wyoming’s graduate conference, Searching for Place: Interpretations of the Environment and Landscape.



Conference Presentation: Karen Montgomery Moore

Karen Montgomery Moore presented her paper “The Unrealized Potential of Metaphor in Relation to Cancer” at the “Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind” graduate student interdisciplinary conference at Indiana University-Bloomington. Grateful thanks to Debby Thompson and Katie Adkison for their critical feedback on this work.

Publication and Conference Presentation: Kristin George Bagdanov

Kristin George Bagdanov’s poem “We Dissolve Separately” is available online in the current issue of Thrush Poetry Journal here:

Her paper “Conduit: Movement Across Bodies in Gary Snyder’s ‘Night Highway 99′” was accepted for presentation on the Ecocriticism & Environment panel at the 2014 Southwest Popular/American Culture Studies Conference.

Conference Presentation: Raul Moreno

Raul Moreno will present a pedagogical essay, “Negotiating the Personal/Academic Divide,” at the Intermountain Graduate Conference in Pocatello, Idaho, on February 5. This year’s interdisciplinary gathering on “Challenging Boundaries, Seeking Intersections” is co-hosted by Idaho State University and Utah State University. The essay will soon be available at